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Crüger, Johann(es)

(Krüger; 1598–1662[not 1663]). B. Prussia; d. Berlin. Studied music at Regensburg under Paul Homberger; organist St. Nicholas Ch., Berlin, 1622; chorale* compositions include “Auf, auf, mein Herz, mit Freuden”; set many of P. Gerhardt's* hymns to music; contributed ca. 37 melodies to Geistliche Lieder und Psalmen; hymn collections include Newes vollkömmliches Gesangbuch Augsburgischer Confession; Praxis pietatis melica; Geistliche Kirchenmelodien.

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